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Orlando Developmental Behavioral Team

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Our skilled pediatric team is here to help parents understand and navigate the challenges of parenthood as it relates to a child’s physical, neuromotor, emotional, psychosocial and behavioral development. Our goal is to be a medical management and resource team for your child's needs. The staff is also committed to family, professional and community education about these issues. If your child has a developmental, learning, or behavioral problem, our developmental behavioral pediatricians and certified nurse practitioners have the training and expertise to evaluate and care for your child. Developmental behavioral pediatricians possess training and experience to consider, in their assessments and treatments, the medical and psychosocial aspects of children’s and adolescents’ developmental and behavioral problems.

Mission and Values

We believe that an excellent provider-patient-parent relationship and proper diagnosis is the key to treating children with developmental, behavioral, social and academic difficulties.

Our mission is to improve children’s lives by helping them to achieve their best potential. As part of this process, we work closely with the child, the parents and the teachers. We make every effort to help children and their parents understand their condition and its management. This decisive part is only achieved by our staff being able to answer questions at any time and maintaining a close follow-up with our patients.

Emily K. Forrest, MD

Dr. Forrest is board certified in pediatrics and board certified in developmental behavioral pediatrics. She is committed to delivering unique, personalized service and excellent professional care for children, adolescents and their families.